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PostSubject: Re: Some sort of craftsman... and more!   Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeSun Jul 02, 2017 1:21 am

It looks like the black 5 hp engine is shorter then the red 5 hp engine, when they was in the frame. Are they both the same height when put next to each other?

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@Lawren Wimberly wrote:
hey... I need one of those....

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@prancstaman wrote:
It looks like the black 5 hp engine is shorter then the red 5 hp engine, when they was in the frame. Are they both the same height when put next to each other?


Oh Ohh Ohhhh... I see whats going on. I had to look closer, but there is a 1in spacer under the orange one. I dont think it was sitting flat on the mounting plate because of the tank.

Did they make tall and short block engines?

Anywho, heres my latest addition...

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So I know its a crappy mower to begin with... but it looks like it needs to go faster...
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PostSubject: Re: Some sort of craftsman... and more!   Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed Jul 12, 2017 10:49 pm

hrrggk.


So I made this belt guide for my st/10. There is supposed to be a guide thats bolts to the transaxle... I forgot to bolt it on, before I started putting this thing together. Itd be a pain to disassemble and bolt the proper unit on soooo....

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This is going to be a grass cutter, but Im not sure quite how the deck mounts... this thing might interfere I dont know... lol
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PostSubject: Re: Some sort of craftsman... and more!   Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeWed Jul 12, 2017 11:09 pm

Yah, Briggs made tall and short deck 5 hp motors. The short deck ones are on the push mowers and are vertical shaft engines, that I've built up. But never really seen a short deck 5 hp with a horizontal shaft yet.

The engine block with a short deck means the piston while going up and down in the cylinder, will be moving faster, in turn gives more torque. Because the piston rod is shorter.
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So still not much going with the "craftman thing"... its in the grass... err... weeds...

..but I did get some front wheels and tires for it! Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 2240318088

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So in my pile of parts, bits and pieces... Ive come up with this conglomeration...

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I think I like how this looks better than the craftsman...



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PostSubject: Re: Some sort of craftsman... and more!   Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 Icon_minitimeFri Jul 14, 2017 3:20 pm

Hey there's the Purnurple tractor! Haha. Is that pile of parts the new project or is that combining with the purple one?

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Brandy newy. Because I need all the projects I can get! lol!
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Oh ok, hahaha. Is it still gonna be an off-roader?

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Im not sure really... not like a mud boggin, rock crawlin, hill climbin type thing... but uhh.. its... uhh... i dont know. scratch

The craftsman will be more hotrod-esque... this new thing... kinda dirt racer hotrod-esuqe-ness? I mean... technically they would be "off road" units... lol!
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dirt track racer... I could get into that... Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 845561842

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See? Itd be great.
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Ya that'd be cool to see.

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That would be cool. Would you actually try to race it in a league? Or just fun in the backyard?

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Just a back yard type deal.
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Maybe... lol

So first thing I did was booger weld this brace in better. Im not sure if its in the way or not... but it aint moving now! Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 2664539216

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Here is, more or less how the dash, and gas tank will sit.

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Ill need to trim the dash to fit the gas tank more better.

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And heres where I hit my first snag... In order to clear the frame, and to get the axle sprocket in the center of this contraption...  Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 2664539216

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Looking interesting so far. Will there be some sort of side pipe exhaust?
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Yes. If all goes well, it will go back under the floor board then out the side.
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So I guess if I flip my frame around I wont have clearance issues... Ide still have to run a jackshaft to get the chain in the center... but thats too much work.

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This one should look pretty cool Beal! Is it gonna that low? What kinda speed are ya hoping for?

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yeah, its gona be pretty low I think. It will need a skid plate.

As for speed... Im not sure, either something reasonable... 20-25?, or Im gona do something silly and gear it high... 30-35... 45... Some sort of craftsman... and more! - Page 5 2664539216

I think I like the idea of 25-ish.
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Yeah, a skidplate or two would be a good idea. Are you gonna change the shape of the shifter? Looks like it would hit the steering wheel maybe.

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Oh yeah, it would hit the dash as it is now. Ill either bend it so it doesnt hit, or possibly just make one.
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I have one of those gearboxes, it has a plate bolted to the side of it that holds the shifter 90* to the left so you can actually shift it easily. Has a stripped gear tho so I can't use it.
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Anyone know of anyone running a centrifugal clutch on their vertical shaft engines? I am concerned I might not have much room under this thing...

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Ill still try to build a clutch in there... I just dont want a bunch of stuff hanging down under it... its going to be low enough as it is now.
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Ive considered trying a torque converter setup... you would be hard pressed finding a centrifugal clutch that will hold up to the HP and stresses in a lawnmower I think ( I think Thunder Divine put TC in his 90mph mini deere)

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